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A Brief Review on Breast Carcinoma and Deliberation on Current Non Invasive Imaging Techniques for Detection

[ Vol. 15 , Issue. 2 ]

Author(s):

Rajendaran Vairavan, Othman Abdullah, Prema Boshani Retnasamy, Zaliman Sauli, Mukhzeer Mohamad Shahimin and Vithyacharan Retnasamy*   Pages 85 - 121 ( 37 )

Abstract:


Background: Breast carcinoma is a life threatening disease that accounts for 25.1% of all carcinoma among women worldwide. Early detection of the disease enhances the chance for survival.

Discussion: This paper presents comprehensive report on breast carcinoma disease and its modalities available for detection and diagnosis, as it delves into the screening and detection modalities with special focus placed on the non-invasive techniques and its recent advancement work done, as well as a proposal on a novel method for the application of early breast carcinoma detection.

Conclusion: This paper aims to serve as a foundation guidance for the reader to attain bird’s eye understanding on breast carcinoma disease and its current non-invasive modalities.

Keywords:

Breast carcinoma, breast cancer, detection, diagnosis, non-invasive, mammography, ultrasound, MRI, imaging.

Affiliation:

School of Microelectronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Pauh Putra Campus, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, 08000 Sg. Petani, Kedah, Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, 08000 Sg. Petani, Kedah, School of Microelectronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Pauh Putra Campus, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM), Kem Sungai Besi, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, School of Microelectronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Pauh Putra Campus, 02600 Arau, Perlis

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